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National Youth Work Strategy Debate, 06/05/14 [S]

Debate in the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2014 on the national youth work strategy, “Our ambitions for improving the life chances of young people in Scotland”. The debate was opened by the Minister for Children and Young People, Aileen Campbell.

At decision time the following amended motion was agreed to:

That the Parliament recognises the contribution of youth work and community learning and development to making Scotland the best place to grow up and learn; agrees that early intervention assists young people in making positive choices in their lives; acknowledges the publication of the new national youth work strategy, Our ambitions for improving the life chances of young people in Scotland; endorses the collaborative and partnership approach at the heart of the youth work strategy and its implementation plan in taking forward youth work in Scotland, and recognises the dedication of countless volunteers and hardworking but often low-paid staff who deliver youth work services across the country.

For full details see the Scottish Parliament Official Report 6 May 2014 which is available from the Scottish Parliament website.

Further Information

Scottish Parliament Official Report 6 May 2014